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No charge

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 21:53
A third of UK car-owners do not have a driveway - so charging an electric car can be difficult.
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Kiwis crackdown

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 21:50
New Zealand is set to introduce a radical measure to tame its soaring property market
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Regulator to investigate energy firm Iresa

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 14:29
Ofgem will investigate Iresa's treatment of customers following a raft of complaints.
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Tesco's Cardiff call centre closes with loss of 1,100 jobs

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 14:15
The supermarket is moving its customer engagement operations to a single site in Dundee.
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Africa's farmer-to-farmer text service

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 13:21
Offline knowledge-sharing platform WeFarm enables farmers to ask other farmers for advice.
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Uber to report crimes direct to police to boost safety

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 13:17
The taxi-hailing app will also set up a round-the-clock telephone line to help improve public safety.
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Why young people can't afford to buy homes

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 13:10
The biggest decline in home ownership in the past 20 years has been among young people on middle incomes.
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Energy from rubbish to power Addis Ababa

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 12:51
A new plant in Addis Ababa will convert waste into a source of energy for the city.
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Anger at Google image search 'peace deal'

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 11:36
The search giant will remove features from its image search to appease Getty Images.
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Consumer squeeze hits UK retail sales

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:31
Retail sales post a modest rise in January as shoppers rein in spending in the face of rising prices.
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Nirav Modi: Who is India's scandal-linked billionaire?

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 08:06
His diamonds have been worn by Kate Winslet and Priyanka Chopra but what do we know about Nirav Modi?
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US rejects China-led bid for Chicago Stock Exchange

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 05:37
Regulator's decision is the latest rejection of a Chinese firm's attempt to do business in the US.
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Renault asks Carlos Ghosn to stay on as chief executive

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 02:52
There had been some speculation the carmaker boss would relinquish his role as head of the French firm.
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Why we drive our own buses

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 00:56
When their local bus services were cut, one group of people decided to set up their own bus company.
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How the pneumatic tyre became a million dollar idea

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 00:24
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the pneumatic tyre became a million dollar idea.
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A tale of two Indian tech cities

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 00:23
Hyderabad is giving Bangalore a run for its money as a start-up destination in India.
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Humble origins

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 00:09
Sweden is one of the most innovative countries in the world, but the business culture discourages bragging.
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The Instagrammable museum: Is it art?

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 00:05
Should social media-friendly experiences designed to make striking photos be considered art?
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Report proposes £10,000 for everyone under 55

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 00:04
A new report suggests the government should give £10,000 to every citizen under 55.
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Manbag mystery

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 00:03
Increasing numbers of British men are carrying manbags, Mintel says, but what is it that makes a bag "male"?
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